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News - April 2007

Five baby macaques safe with IAR after capture and smuggling ordeal in Indonesia

26th April 2007

IAR's team in Indonesia is caring for five baby macaques that were rescued from a wildlife smuggler. Forestry officers in Lampung, southern Sumatra carried out an animal confiscation operation in February. The smuggler was a notorious old woman who is well known in the Lampung province and Jakarta... read more »

IAR Malta calls for clarification from the EU on hunting

20th April 2007

IAR Malta is calling for clarification from the EU on spring hunting in Malta. The move by IAR, together with Nature Trust (Malta), follows conflicting statements on the situation by the government and the European Union. There is considerable confusion over claims that the EU made a concession at... read more »

IAR Goa campaigns to help elephants

13th April 2007

The sad plight of four temple elephants has prompted the team at Animal Tracks, IAR’s clinic and rescue centre in Goa, to mount a campaign to help them, reports Tanja Larsen. IAR has started a petition to end the suffering of the elephants in North Goa. We are collecting as many signatures as... read more »

IAR speaks out against the poisoning of stray dogs in India

3rd April 2007

Veterinary Surgeon Dr Deike Schacht who runs the IAR clinic and rescue centre in Trichy, Tamil Nadu, has spoken out in The Hindu newspaper against the poisoning of street dogs in the area. Over the past few years, Dr Schacht’s team has sterilised nearly 2,500 dogs in the city with the aim of... read more »

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